Get Data

Data Set ID:
G02169

March through August Ice Edge Positions in the Nordic Seas, 1750-2002, Version 1

This product contains ice edge coordinates for the Nordic Seas from 1750 through 2002 for months March through August. Ice edge in this product is defined as the outer boundary of ice having at least 30% ice concentration. Data are derived from publicly available sea ice products and use observational data from ship logbooks, diaries and other sources in addition to more recent satellite data products from the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) and the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I). The data are distributed via FTP in ASCII, JPEG, and shapefile format.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 86, S: 57.7, E: 64.2, W: -36.2

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1750 to 31 December 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Sea Ice > Ice Edges
Platform(s) DMSP, NIMBUS-7, SATELLITES, SHIPS
Sensor(s): SMMR, SSM/I, VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
  • ESRI Shapefile
  • JPEG
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Dmitry Divine, Chad Dick

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Divine, D. V. and C. Dick. 2007. March through August Ice Edge Positions in the Nordic Seas, 1750-2002, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N59884X1. [Date Accessed].

Questions? Please contact:

NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA